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New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1979

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Coarse hominy : SAMP
5
Algonquian Indians : CREES
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Mess : CHOW
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Ananias : LIAR
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Respond to stimuli : REACT
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Kind of bell or brain : HARE
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Happy as a lark : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
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Open-meshed fabric : ETAMINE
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Son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra : ORESTES
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Unmoving : INERT
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Trygve ___ : LIE
25
Peaks : CRESTS
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Snoods : HAIRNETS
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Nether world : HADES
34
Wide-awakes : TERNS
35
Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
36
Mars, to Menelaus : ARES
37
Large anthropoid, for short : ORANG
38
"Cherry ___," poem by Herrick : RIPE
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Quantity of radiation : REM
40
Harangue : ORATE
41
Rhythmic pattern : METER
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Intervening period : MEANTIME
44
Scurries : DASHES
45
Shoshonean : UTE
46
"Watch on the ___," Hellman play : RHINE
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Clothes : RAIMENT
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River probably discovered by Columbus in 1498 : ORINOCO
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Sick as a dog : UNDERTHEWEATHER
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Row : TIER
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Mosquito : AEDES
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The Emerald Isle : EIRE
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"The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
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Smallest amount : LEAST
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Bucks' mates : DOES
Down
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Wild plum : SLOE
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"It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
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___ Hari : MATA
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Double this for a 1968 B'way hit : PROMISES
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Harridans : CRONES
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Direct (to) : REFER
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Have breakfast : EAT
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Imitate : ECHO
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British money : STERLING
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Korea, to Hirohito : CHOSEN
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Male red deer : HART
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Heraldic wreath : ORLE
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Unites : WEDS
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Liquid measures : PINTS
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Dams : WEIRS
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The Helen Hayes, for one : THEATER
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Amulet : CHARM
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Street show : RAREE
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Swelling : EDEMA
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English composer : ARNE
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Head of Hollywood : EDITH
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Conical abode : TEPEE
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Oracles : SEERS
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British streetcar : TRAM
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This is definitely not Occidental : ORIENTAL
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Felt indignant displeasure : RESENTED
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Craze : MANIA
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___ uno : NUMERO
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Most calamitous : DIREST
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Elias and Julia Ward : HOWES
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Route for Rodriguez : RUTA
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Indigo : ANIL
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Roman calendar days : IDES
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"Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
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Taft's state : OHIO
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Part of a bird's bill : CERE
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Mine findings : ORES
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Author LeShan : EDA

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